The answer is C: Satire. <em>Satire</em> criticizes people or ideas, with the purpose to show that they have faults or are wrong. The writers employ this technique with his fictional characters,<em> using irony, exaggeration and humor, in a very</em><em> </em><em>indirect or disguised way.</em> <em>Fable</em> (A) is a brief story with a moral lesson. <em>Parable </em>(B) is a short story also witha moral lesson. <em>Allegory</em> is a figure of speech (characters represent qualities relate to morals).
The poem's description of the far focuses on natural elements, but makes no mention of man-made tools or equipment. More specifically, the poem speaks of the changing leaves, the ripe apple, the grapes hanging from the vines, and the bees buzzing around the buckwheat. The poem also notes that the family received an old-fashioned, snail mail letter, which isn't used often today.